4580 East Thousand Oaks Boulevard, Suite 250 Westlake Village, CA 91362

They say justice is blind, but we don't believe in cliches. We believe in results.

They say justice is blind, but we don't believe in cliches. We believe in results.

"First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win."
-Mahatma Gandhi

Other firms boast about thinking outside the box. At our firm, the box doesn't exist.

Los Angeles Law Firm

Catanese & Wells is a boutique Los Angeles law firm providing upscale and personalized service to our clients with an emphasis on optimal results. The team of Los Angeles trial lawyers work tirelessly to deliver justice for the people and businesses we represent.

Our Los Angeles law firm was formed in 1989 and has been providing innovative and specialized legal representation to the people and businesses we represent for over 30 years. Our attorneys have decades of experience and training. The firm’s senior attorney, Mr. T. Randolph Catanese, has over 35 years of experience as an attorney. We are staffed with dedicated legal secretaries, paralegals and law clerks to support our cost-efficient practice. The goal of our Los Angeles trial lawyers is to resolve cases without extensive litigation whenever possible. However, as shown by our track record, we are highly capable of aggressively pursuing claims at the trial and appellate level. We specialize in handling all types of equine, civil, business, probate and trust & estate issues to protect our clients’ interests.

Equine Law

We are the premier equine law firm in the United States. Equine law covers every aspect of horse-related activities and horses in general. Equine law is very complex as horses can take on many different roles in the eyes of the law. For instance, a horse can serve as a piece of livestock property, a piece of personal property, a vehicle, an athlete, etc. Because equine law can mean many different things, it’s imperative to work with legal representation who fully understands every facet of horse law. We will put the equine law knowledge of our office against any other office in the industry. If you need assistance with any facet of equine law, our team is ready to assist you.

Estate Litigation

Estate litigation is specialized form of law that is utilized in order to find a resolution in trust, estate and protective proceedings. Our legal office has experience in every form of estate litigation, which includes will contests, breaches of fiduciary duties, trust modification, defense of decedent’s intent and so much more. Contact our Los Angeles Law office today with any questions you have regarding to estate litigation.

Civil Litigation

We are amongst the most trusted law firms in the United States for civil litigation issues. All civil matters must begin with a Complaint, which is filed by the plaintiff or plaintiffs. It is imperative that the plaintiff seeks experienced legal counsel to help construct the facts of the case and clearly lays out their legal claim. Our team of legal experts have experience representing both plaintiffs and defendants in civil litigation cases all across the United States and will provide guidance on whether or not a case is worthy of pursuing. Once a Complaint is filed, the defendant must be served and provided with a period of time in which they must respond with their Answer in court. Those who are served should immediately seek out our Los Angeles law firm. Our team guides the people they represent through the pleading phase, discovery phase and throughout any requested depositions. Civil litigation matters can be an exhausting and grueling process. Our team will work with you to ensure you are well prepared and never have to spend any more time than is required to produce the desired end result.

Business Law

We have earned a reputation of providing the best lawyers for business law. When we talk about business law it goes well beyond dictating how a business operates or how an owner works to keep their company profitable. Business law helps protect both businesses and their customers from deceptive practices such as fraud, tax evasion, insurance issues and liability issues. Contracts are one of the main methods used to protect employees, employers, and customers. We have the corporate lawyers in the region for analyzing contracts and determining how the statutes that exist will likely impact how the contract is interpreted in a court of law. Whether you or a business owner, an employee, or a customer who believes they were subject to wrongdoing, our attorneys look forward to assisting you.


Catanese & Wells is based in Westlake Village, California and we primarily service the Counties of Ventura, Los Angeles, Orange, San Diego and Santa Barbara. Despite our local focus, we often represent clients from other states and countries around the world. Our experienced Los Angeles attorneys are licensed to practice before all state and federal courts in California. Please take advantage of our online resources including our newsletter, blog, forms, and articles. We encourage all prospective clients to contact us to arrange a complimentary initial consultation by telephone or in person.

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